Mynevere Latifi-Hoxha, pediatrician-neonatologist, graduated in the Medical Faculty at the University of Pristina in 1979. After the graduation she worked in the medical Centre in Gjilan for a year and a half, and then in 1981 she started to work in OB/GYN in Prishtina, where she also started the residency in Pediatrics. In 1988 she finished the residency in Pediatrics, at the University Clinical Centre in Zagreb, Croatia. During this time she also attended the post graduate studies there. She worked at the University Clinical Centre in Prishtina as a specialized doctor until 1990. In that time she had to stop working there together with all her colleagues because of the Serbian regime. For ten years she continued to work in her private clinic in Prishtina and Podujeva. She also worked in the humanitarian clinic “Nёna Terezё”.
After the war she came back to work in the OB/GYN clinic and from 2000 she was the Head of the Neonatology Unit in this Clinic till 2011. Now she is a director of Neonatology Clinic at UCCK. Since 2000 she has been trained and licensed in different special fields of neonatology. She is a trainer and facilitator of Esentional Newborn care and Breastfeeding course; trainer of ALARM INTERNATIONAL course; trainer of “Effective Perinatal Care” course. In 2006 she got trained for NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) of AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) in Detroit, USA. In 2008 she got trained for IYCF (Infant and Young Child Feeding) in Istanbul, Turkey. She also lectured in many National and International Conferences
She is a member of “Kosovar Committee for Mother and Child health” and Coordinator for “Baby friendly Hospital Initiative”.
She was a member of Perinatal Working Group of Kosovo – Dartmouth Alliance for Healthy Newborns”. In 2007 she visited Dartmouth Medical Center and got trained in perinatology, and was certified from AMA (American Medical Association) and AAP.
She was one of the members of Board of Trustees in” Foundation for Healthy Mothers and Babies”. Now she is a honorary member of Medical Advisory Committee of “Action for Mothers and Children”.
Dr. Mynevere has received much recognition such as:
Provisional Institutions of Self Government in Kosovo: Acknowledgements for contribution given in the implementation of “the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative” -2004;
University Clinical Center of Kosovo: Acknowledgements for a distinguish worker, for the contribution given during 2005;
Provisional Institutions of Self Government in Kosovo: Acknowledgement for the contribution given in the development of the healthcare services in Kosovo in 2007;
FIQ: The FIDES award for Philanthropy, 2012;
AmeriCares, for the 30th anniversary 1982-2012: Acknowledgement for the extraordinary cooperation and care given to improve the lives of those most in need in Kosovo.